Crazy Facts About The Universe
You Can Never Use The Past To Predict The Future
At first sight this statement might look like nothing more than an observation about the bleeding obvious were it not for the fact that it hides a deep truth about the structure of the universe.
None of us can predict the future, but Chaos Theory implies that we never will be able to either. For centuries astronomers tried to compare the solar system to an enormous mechanism revolving around the sun something like a gigantic clock.
Unhappily for them all they found out was that their equations never actually mirrored how real planets would travel across space.